Gallows Hill, Pennsylvania
|Gallows Hill, Pennsylvania|
|Elevation||617 ft (188 m)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|Area code(s)||610 and 484|
|GNIS feature ID||1173597|
Gallows Hill is an unincorporated community in Springfield Township in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, United States. Gallows Hill is located at the intersection of Pennsylvania Route 412 and Stony Garden Road/Gallows Hill Road.
According to tradition, the community was named from a 17th-century traveler who hanged himself from a tree.
- "Gallows Hill". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
- "PHMC Historical Markers Search" (Searchable database). Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Retrieved 2014-01-25.
- Bucks County, Pennsylvania (Map) (19th ed.). 1"=2000'. ADC Map. 2006. p. 2583. § E5. ISBN 0-87530-774-4.
- Davis, William Watts Hart (1905). History of Bucks County, Pennsylvania: From the Discovery of the Delaware to the Present Time. Lewis Publishing Company. p. 38.